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Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 07: Sleep Medicine and Daily Life

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Timothy L. Grant, MD, Medical Director, Baptist Sleep Center at Sunset, and Neurologist, Baptist and South Miami Hospitals, Miami, FL, presented on Hypersomnolence. Christopher J. Lettieri, MD, Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, and Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD, presented on Sleepiness and Human Performance

Glendale, CA / http://www.myprgenie.com/ / ACCESSWIRE / Jun 11, 2014 / Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Family Practice Volume 62, Issue 07: Sleep Medicine and Daily Life.

The goals of this program are to improve management of hypersomnolence and prevent sequelae of inadequate sleep. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Identify symptoms associated with narcolepsy, such as sleep paralysis and cataplexy.

2. List side effects of medications used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness.

3. Evaluate behaviors that may be associated with episodic hypersomnolence.

4. Counsel patients about consequences of acute and chronic sleep loss.

5. Recognize the association between inadequate sleep in health care providers and the commission of medical errors.

The original programs were presented by Timothy L. Grant, MD, Medical Director, Baptist Sleep Center at Sunset, and Neurologist, Baptist and South Miami Hospitals, Miami, FL, and Christopher J. Lettieri, MD, Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University, and Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions. 

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

Contact: Paul Angles, pangles@audio-digest.org, 818-844-3237  

 

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